A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Medford in Oklahoma. The temblor was detected at 22:48:50 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us10005ccq. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005ccq. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 03:48:50 / April 29, 2016 @ 3:48 am. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9777 West, latitude 36.8276 North, depth = 5 km.
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Enid (c. 49 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Wellington (c. 8 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Blackwell (c. 7 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wellington, Blackwell, Enid (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km W of Medford, Oklahoma.
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